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Polk State College

Library Website:


Dummy Log In Instructions for Library Staff Only: 

  1. Visit
  2. Enter the Username and Password (do not share this information):
    •Username = polkdatabase
    •Password = soareagles2023! (case sensitive)
  3. Visit and do a search. You should gain access to all of our resources. It may be a good idea to delete all browser cache after each AAL session just so the token is reset for the next librarian and please remember to log out after each session!

Catalog Questions

Link to catalog:

ILL: Request materials from other libraries using the “Get It” function in the library catalog. Library login is required. Login info:

Purchase Suggestions: Please submit an email ticket through Polk State’s Ask a Librarian form:


Having trouble with databases? Try these tips:

  • Clear your browser’s cache and cookies
  • Try to login through an Incognito (Chrome) or InPrivate (Edge) window
  • Restart your browser
  • Restart your computer
  • Check your firewall settings

Password Help:
Students: Try resetting your Passport pin, sending an email to, or calling the Help Desk at 863.292.3652 or extension 5111.

Faculty/Staff: Try resetting your Polk institutional email account password or calling the Help Desk at 863.292.3652 or extension 5111.

Can also email Jarrod Jones at  

Library Card Issues:

Printing Policy: Printing is available at 10 cents per page for black and white and 50 cents per page for color. The machines accept debit/credit cards only.

Ask a Librarian Public FAQ:

Research Help

Link for databases or to database search page:

Research Basics tutorial:


Other Helpful Information

Circulation Policy: Check out period is 3 weeks. Must have either a student ID, Driver’s License or other government issued photo ID to check out books. Can renew online, in person, or over phone. No fines, but holds will be placed on record after 30 days overdue.  To renew online, click on MyAccount link from the catalog page.

Reserves URL and Policy: We have a limited selection of textbooks on reserve for in library use only. Search for course reserves using the Advanced Search feature in the catalog:

Special Features: In-person tutoring is available by appointment or as a walk-in.  See for more information.   Students can also access various tutoring options online via Canvas. This link will allow students to enroll directly into the TLCC Online Tutoring course and begin interacting with the tutors:

Polk State College Bookstore:
If students mention having trouble ‘opting in’ to textbook refer them to this link: First Day Access Textbook Savings Program:

If you are having trouble accessing your textbooks, there are multiple ways to get help. You may visit, you may call Barnes and Noble’s Customer Careline at 844-9-EBOOKS (1-844-932-6657), or you may visit the Bookstore on either the Lakeland or Winter Haven Campus.

Site Coordinator Information

Beth Pendry, 863-297-1042

Chris Fullerton,, 863-297-1040